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Mochakottai sundal or Lima beans sundal

Posted on Sep 11, 2014

MOCHAKOTTAI SUNDAL OR LIMA BEANS SUNDAL Lima beans are a good source of manganese,fiber,iron,carbohydrates,protein,folate,magnesium and potassium.Lima beans known as butter beans. Mochakottai or lima beans can be used in so many ways from curries, sundal, poriyal,soup etcLima beans are important source of plant protein. INGREDIENTS OIL-2tsp Mustard-1/4tsp Urad dal-1/2tsp Asafoetida-1/4tsp Onion-1/2 Green chilli-2 Curry leaves Coriander leaves Mochakottai -1 and1/2cup Coconut-2tsp Salt METHOD 1. Read more [...] Read More

Ragi puttu or kezhvaragu puttu or finger millet puttu

Posted on Sep 10, 2014

RAGI PUTTU OR KEZHVARAGU PUTTU Finger millet,most commonly known as ragi or nachani or kezhvaragu .Ragi is regularly used in the south kitchens.Ragi is a rich source of calcium,iron,protein,fiber and other minerals. INGREDIENTS Ragi flour – 1 cup Jaggery – 1 cup Grated /shredded coconut – 1⁄2 cup Cashew nuts – 8 -10 nos. Cardamom powder – 1 tsp Ghee/Clarified butter – 3 tsp Salt to taste Water to the need METHOD 1. Take the ragi flour in a wide bowl Read more [...] Read More

Green peas sundal or Pachai pattani sundal

Posted on Sep 10, 2014

GREEN PEAS SUNDAL OR PACHAI PATTANI SUNDAL Green peas are really little powerhouses of nutrition.Green peas rich in health benefiting phyto-nutrients,minerals,vitamin,and anti-oxidants.  Green peas are the immature seed of dried peas often called field peas.Green peas is a very popular ingredient and ia used all over indian dishes. INGREDIENTS oil-1tsp Mustard-1/2tsp Urad dal-1/2tsp Asafoetida-1/2tsp Curry leaves Coriander leaves Green chilli-2 Onion -1 Green peas-1cup Coconut-1tsp METHOD 1.Soak Read more [...] Read More

Chickpeas sundal or Konda kadalai sundal

Posted on Sep 9, 2014

CHICKPEAS SUNDAL OR KONDA KADALAI SUNDAL Chickpeas are high in fiber , protein and they are a low glycemic index.Chickpeas can be used in salads,soup,curries,snacks.Chickpeas known as garbanzo beans or kabuli chana.   INGREDIENTS Oil-2tsp Mustard -1/2 tsp Urad dal-1/2 tsp Onion-1/2 Green chilli 2 to 3 Curry leaves Chickpeas -200g Coconut-2tsp Coriander leaves Salt as need METHOD 1.Soak chickpeas in water overnight {for about 8 hours}. 2.Take a pressure cooker,add Read more [...] Read More

Cluster beans poriyal or kothavarangai poriyal

Posted on Aug 26, 2014

CLUSTER BEANS PORIYAL OR KOTHAVARANGAI PORIYAL Cluster beans known as guar or gavar or goru chikkuudu or kothavarangai.It is rich in fibre and low in calories.It contains vitamin and minerals.Its helps for the free bowel movement in the digestive system. INGREDIENTS Oil-2tsp Mustard -1/4tsp Urad dal-1/4tsp Asafoetida-1/4tsp Chilli powder-1/4tsp turmeric powder-1/tsp Curry leaves Small onion-10 Cluster beans-1 cup Coconut-1tsp Salt METHOD 1.Take a kadai,put the oil and Read more [...] Read More

Brinjal sambar or kathirikai sambar

Posted on Aug 18, 2014

BRINJAL SAMBAR OR KATHIRIKAI SAMBAR Brinjal or egg plant ,is a very low calorie vegetable.It is rich in soluble fiber content.It is rich in vitaminA,vitaminB1,vitamin C,vitamin D, calcium and protein . INGREDIENTS 1.Oil-2tsp 2.Mustard seed-1/2tsp 3.Fenugreek seed-1/4tsp 4.Asafoetida-1/2tsp 5.Curry leaves 6.Coriander leaves 7.Tomato-1/2 8.Onion-1/2 9.Green chilli-2 10.Brinjal-2 11.Tamarind -small lemon size 12.Chilli powder-1 tsp 13.Turmeric powder-1/4tsp 14.Sambar powder-1tsp 15.Cooked Read more [...] Read More

capsicum fried rice or Bell pepper fried rice

Posted on Jul 30, 2014

CAPSICUM FRIED RICE OR BELL PEPPER FRIED RICE Capsicum also known as red pepper,chilli pepper,sweet pepper,bell pepper and paprika.It is an excellent source of vitamin A,vitamin C,vitamin B6.Capsicum is low in fat and calories.It is great source of magnesium. INGREDIENTS OF CAPSICUM FRIED RICE Ghee-2 tsp Oil-2tsp Onion-1 Green chilli-2 Garlic-2 Ginger- little bit Cumin -1/2tsp Three colour capsicum-1 cup Lemon juice-1 tsp salt METHOD 1.Take a kadai,put the oil ,ghee and when Read more [...] Read More

Gram flour ribbon pakoda

Posted on Jul 22, 2014

GRAM FLOUR RIBBBON PAKODA Ribbon pakoda is simple and delicious snack recipe in india.Ribbon pakoda is crispy and salty.Ribbon pakoda is most commmonly made of mixed rice flour ,gram flour,chilli powder,garlic juice,butter,asafoetida and water. INGREDIENT FOR RIBBON PAKODA 1.Gram flour-1 cup 2.Rice flour-3 cups 3.Chilli powder-1tsp 4.Asafoetida-1tsp 5.Garlic water-5tsp 6.Butter-2tsp 7.Salt 8.Oil METHOD 1.Take a mixie,put the garlic [5]pieces,add little water,grind and filtered Read more [...] Read More

Broccoli 65 or Broccoli fry

Posted on Jun 25, 2014

BROCCOLI 65 Broccoli can provide you with some special cholesterol - lowering benefits.Broccoli is also rich in viamin A,Iron, vitamin K,Zinc,phosphorus and phytonutrients.Broccoli is known to be hearty and tasty vegetable which is rich in dozens of nutrients. INGREDIENTS Broccoli-1 cup Oil for frying Rice flour-3tsp Gram flour-3tsp Corn flour-2tsp Ginger-1/2tsp Chilli powder-1/2tsp Turmeric powder-1/4tsp Garam masala-1/2tsp Cumin powder-1/4tsp Any masala-1/2tsp Lemon juice-4tsp METHOD 1.Wash Read more [...] Read More

Ragi poori or Kezhvaragu poori or Finger millet poori

Posted on Jun 13, 2014

RAGI POORI OR KEZHVARAGU POORI OR FINGER MILLET POORI Finger milllet also known as Ragi in india is one of the important cereals which occipies the higest area under cultivation among the small millets.Ragi makes it the best choice in grains for people trying to lose weight.Ragi is the richest source of calcium among plant foods.Ragi helps in development of bones in growing children and in maintenance of bone health in adults. INGREDIENTS Ragi flour-1 cup Wheat flour-1/2 cup maida-1/2 cup salt METHODS 1.In Read more [...] Read More

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